After 126 matches, we are left with just two teams; the same two teams that contested last year's final. The Crusaders have been the best side in the competition for the last two years, and the Lions have been the best non-Kiwi side, and with the way the tournament
We have reached the knockout stages, with every match crucial in determining which New Zealand side is going to lift the trophy. No more resting players, no more dead rubbers, this is it. 48351
Round 18 wasn't too pretty for me, having just picked four of the seven matches, and those four were picked by over 90% of people anyway. Home wins for the Reds, Bulls and Stormers ensured there were red arrows coming my way, but I'm feeling confident ahead of the
Glorious green arrows everywhere after last week's picks, which included the Chiefs to defeat the Highlanders (only 17% picked that), the Sharks to beat the Lions (31%) and the Waratahs to overcome the Rebels (50%). 48204
Super Rugby returns for the run-in this weekend, after the momentum-sapping break for the internationals. Thankfully next year, the season will run uninterrupted to its conclusion ahead of the Rugby World Cup. 48167
Here is the pool draw for the Heineken Champions Cup next season.
What do you think of your team's draw?
And here is the draw for the second tier Challenge Cup:
Wales beat South Africa in the USA
A late try by Ryan Elias, scored after a clearance kick by Robert du Preez was charged down, clinched a 22-20 win for Wales over South Africa in Washington DC. Whilst neither country fielded a first-choice lineup, the Springbok team did contain some
Greetings from Johannesburg, where I am this week for a few meetings without being able to take in any Rugby. I have managed to fit in a spot of golf though to offset that disappointment.
It's two weeks in a row now with red arrows on Superbru, largely thanks to
Saracens re-established as England's elite
It most certainly hasn't been the smoothest season for Mark McCall's relentless North London machine (at least in comparison to the last number of seasons), but England's dominant club side secured yet another Premiership title that they have looked on track for for the last month
Here is the place to discuss today's Premiership Final between Exeter and Saracens.
How did the game go? Who played well? What were the main talking points?
Please also feel free to reflect on the season as a whole, now that it has come to a close.